Tracy then decides that it's not fair that the black kids can only dance on the Corny Collins Show once a month, and with the help of Seaweed, Link, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, her father and Edna, she's going to integrate the show.....without denting her 'do!
Nikki Blonsky, the star of the 2007 musical “Hairspray,” saw her star-making role lead quickly into a fallow period; after her ABC Family series “Huge” was canceled after a single season, Blonsky has worked rarely.
I talked to Adam [Shankman] about the fact that it was the most pulled back I’ve ever been in a movie because I’ve been a man in one and I’ve done Nickelodeon where I’ve been many characters; very goofy.
And, a lot of times, when I do a role, I think, ‘what if someone else was playing this role?
Also set to return is choreographer Jerry Mitchell is all set to choreograph, and original Edna Harvey Fierstein will write the script.
Hairspray ran on Broadway from 2002 to 2009, and was re-made into a movie back in 2007 with Nikki Blonsky, John Travolta, Zac Efron, Amanda Bynes, and more.